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Adoption Fees: Ethical Considerations For All Parties In Adoption, Mirah Riben Dec 2009

Adoption Fees: Ethical Considerations For All Parties In Adoption, Mirah Riben

Mirah Riben

A great deal is said about ethics in adoption. However, the term remains vague, undefined, and subjective with suggested, but no firm or enforced guidelines enacted to police the adoption industry and protect the families and individuals whose lives they irrevocably change. This presentation focuses on the inequities of adoption fees particularly in terms of providing legal counsel to the mothers relinquishing.


Event Studies In Finance: Discussion, Carlo Drago Dec 2009

Event Studies In Finance: Discussion, Carlo Drago

Carlo Drago

No abstract provided.


Ceo Compensation And Performance In Family Firms By Barontini And Bozzi: Discussion, Carlo Drago Dec 2009

Ceo Compensation And Performance In Family Firms By Barontini And Bozzi: Discussion, Carlo Drago

Carlo Drago

No abstract provided.


How Maps Work, Cathy Moulder Nov 2009

How Maps Work, Cathy Moulder

Cathy Moulder

Training session for McMaster Museum of Art docents, in preparation for a museum display of rare maps: "The Evolution of the Cartography of the Gulf Region between the 2nd and 19th Centuries"


Nextgen Acquisitions: A Paradigm Shift For A New Era, Kelly Smith, Kathryn Harnish Nov 2009

Nextgen Acquisitions: A Paradigm Shift For A New Era, Kelly Smith, Kathryn Harnish

Kelly Smith

Current integrated library systems traditionally combine both user discovery and inventory management applications, merging very different functional needs into a single environment. As libraries look to the future, our service platforms must evolve in a way that enables both more efficient management and more effective presentation of a wide array of library resources. For many libraries, the first step in the process has been to decouple the user discovery and delivery environment, separating the needs for patron presentation from the requirements for back-office management. In this way, libraries have attempted to improve the enduser experience.

This presentation examines how new ...


Operation Outreach: An Ongoing Leadership Project, Lisa Forrest Nov 2009

Operation Outreach: An Ongoing Leadership Project, Lisa Forrest

Lisa A Forrest

No abstract provided.


Las Lecturas De La Ciudad, Fernando Carrión Mena Oct 2009

Las Lecturas De La Ciudad, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Conferencia presentada en el marco del Seminario Internacional "La ciudad andina: inserción mundial e innovaciones urbanas", desarrollado en Quito el martes 26 de octubre de 2009.


Optimizing For Broader Discoverability: Metadata With Web Crawlers And Oai Harvesters In Mind, Cheryl D. Walters, Sandra Mcintyre Oct 2009

Optimizing For Broader Discoverability: Metadata With Web Crawlers And Oai Harvesters In Mind, Cheryl D. Walters, Sandra Mcintyre

Cheryl D. Walters

Wondering how to get your CONTENTdm resources featured more in Google, OAIster, and other web crawlers and harvesters? The Mountain West Digital Library regularly harvests nine CONTENTdm repositories in Utah and Nevada, along with two other Open Archives Initiatives (OAI) repositories. The result is a central regional index with over 270,000 records representing 1.2 million digital files, accessible via search and browse in an online portal at http://mwdl.org. Members of the MWDL's Best Practices and Standards Working Group are revising and expanding recommendations for assigning metadata in CONTENTdm collections to optimize their discovery in MWDL ...


Mape-Ando ¿Quién Anda?, Sylvie Duran Oct 2009

Mape-Ando ¿Quién Anda?, Sylvie Duran

Sylvie E. Duran Mrs.

Presentation on cultural information systems, specially in the Ibero American context. Background, modalities, challenges and examples are reviewed. The presentation ends with recommendation and final comments for future efforts.


Using Digital Primary Sources For Teaching K-12, Cheryl D. Walters, Anne Diekema, Sheri Haderlie, Heather Leary Oct 2009

Using Digital Primary Sources For Teaching K-12, Cheryl D. Walters, Anne Diekema, Sheri Haderlie, Heather Leary

Cheryl D. Walters

USU faculty and northern Utah K-12 teachers and library media specialists talk about how to identify and integrate digital primary sources such as photographs, letters, diaries, interviews and more into the curriculum to create engaging lessons. Digital resources such as the Library of Congress' American Memory, Mountain West Digital Library, and Utah Digital Newspapers, as well as tools for organizing the digital objects will be discussed.


Pathways: A Qualitative Analysis Of African American Women’S Career Trajectory In S.T.E.M.-Based Careers: Impacting And Informing A Career Development Pipeline Program For African American Girls, Sheila Witherspoon Ph.D. Oct 2009

Pathways: A Qualitative Analysis Of African American Women’S Career Trajectory In S.T.E.M.-Based Careers: Impacting And Informing A Career Development Pipeline Program For African American Girls, Sheila Witherspoon Ph.D.

Sheila Witherspoon Ph.D.

The presentation explored a pilot study examining African American women’s introduction and exposure to S.T.E.M. based fields, how it augmented their career trajectory, and their beliefs on how findings can inform the design and implementation of career development pipeline programs that support the admission, recruitment and retention of African American girls’ pursuit of STEM based careers.


Canada: Managing Diversity And Social Cohesion Under Bill C-50 And Beyond, Hristina Petrova Oct 2009

Canada: Managing Diversity And Social Cohesion Under Bill C-50 And Beyond, Hristina Petrova

Hristina Petrova

Presented at the 5th Int’l Conference of Central European Canadianists "Managing Diversity and Social Cohesion: The Canadian Experience" held In Sofia, Bulgaria, 16-17/10/2009


Inducing Corporate Compliance: A Law And Economics Analysis Of Corporate Liability Regimes By Sharon Oded: Discussion, Carlo Drago Sep 2009

Inducing Corporate Compliance: A Law And Economics Analysis Of Corporate Liability Regimes By Sharon Oded: Discussion, Carlo Drago

Carlo Drago

No abstract provided.


The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo Sep 2009

The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo

Paolo Santella

No abstract provided.


Liaisons Dangereuses: Increasing Connectivity, Risk Sharing, And Systemic Risk By Battiston, Delli Gatti, Gallegati, Greenwald And Stiglitz: Discussion, Carlo Drago Sep 2009

Liaisons Dangereuses: Increasing Connectivity, Risk Sharing, And Systemic Risk By Battiston, Delli Gatti, Gallegati, Greenwald And Stiglitz: Discussion, Carlo Drago

Carlo Drago

No abstract provided.


The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo Sep 2009

The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo

Carlo Drago

No abstract provided.


Digital Commons: Examples Of Successful Repositories, Tim Tamminga Sep 2009

Digital Commons: Examples Of Successful Repositories, Tim Tamminga

Tim Tamminga

Digital Commons is used by over 120 institutions around the world. This presentation explores how these institutions are using Digital Commons to extend their services to faculty, researchers, departments and the institution.


Policies Towards High-Skilled Immigrants In The Eu, U.S.A. And Canada. Comparative Perspective, Hristina Petrova Sep 2009

Policies Towards High-Skilled Immigrants In The Eu, U.S.A. And Canada. Comparative Perspective, Hristina Petrova

Hristina Petrova

No abstract provided.


Investigación Urbana Y Revistas, Fernando Carrión Mena Sep 2009

Investigación Urbana Y Revistas, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Presentación hecha en Santiago de Chile en el marco del Encuentro de la Red de Revistas Urbanas de América Latina, septiembre de 2009


Logan Historical Newspaper Transcription Project, Cheryl D. Walters, Phyllis Smith Jul 2009

Logan Historical Newspaper Transcription Project, Cheryl D. Walters, Phyllis Smith

Cheryl D. Walters

Presentation given to summer citizens' group in Logan, Utah to tell them about the Logan Historical Newspaper Transcription Project and recruit volunteer transcribers. This project entails manually correcting computer-generated transcriptions to improve discoverability of the full-text digitized versions of the predecessor to today's Herald Journal. Before becoming today's Herald Journal, Logan's newspaper had four different titles: Logan Leader (1879-1882), Utah Journal (1882-1889), Logan Journal (1889-1891), and Journal (1892-1931). This digitized collection begins in 1879 with the Logan Leader and ends in 1898 with the Journal.


The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo Jul 2009

The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo

Paolo Santella

No abstract provided.


The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo Jul 2009

The Italian Chamber Of Lords Sits On Listed Company Boards. An Empirical Analysis Of Italian Listed Company Boards From 1998 To 2006 - Presentation (Powerpoint Format), Paolo Santella, Carlo Drago, Andrea Polo

Carlo Drago

No abstract provided.


Collaborating And Sharing Digitally: First It Team Visit, Win Shih Jul 2009

Collaborating And Sharing Digitally: First It Team Visit, Win Shih

Win Shih

No abstract provided.


Creating Complex Publication Patterns In Voyager, Kelly Smith, Laura Edwards Jun 2009

Creating Complex Publication Patterns In Voyager, Kelly Smith, Laura Edwards

Kelly Smith

Procedures for creating complex publication patterns in the Voyager ILS acquisitions module.


Using Digital Primary Sources For Teaching K-12, Cheryl D. Walters, Heather Leary Jun 2009

Using Digital Primary Sources For Teaching K-12, Cheryl D. Walters, Heather Leary

Cheryl D. Walters

This presentation was the first in a series of three exploring how digitized primary materials being used in educational settings and classroom teaching. It highlights a Utah training program for teachers that encourages integration of digitized primary sources into K-12 teaching.


Sharing Your Finding Aids In Contentdm: Encoded Archival Description (Ead) Files In Mountain West Digital Library, Cheryl D. Walters, Sandra Mcintyre Jun 2009

Sharing Your Finding Aids In Contentdm: Encoded Archival Description (Ead) Files In Mountain West Digital Library, Cheryl D. Walters, Sandra Mcintyre

Cheryl D. Walters

Six libraries and archives from the Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL) consortium are using CONTENTdm to open up access to their Special Collections materials via Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aids. A custom script extracts 35 fields from a set of finding aids in XML and creates a tab-delimited spreadsheet for uploading them into CONTENTdm using the multiple file import option. Inside the CDM collections, thumbnails and XSLT stylesheets customize displays of finding aids for each library or archive. Automatic "x-links" within the finding aids connect to digitized photographs, correspondence, and other archival materials, where available. A central interface on ...


Centros Históricos: Un Calidoscopio Ilusorio Del Turismo, Fernando Carrión Mena Jun 2009

Centros Históricos: Un Calidoscopio Ilusorio Del Turismo, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada en el marco del “Primer Encuentro Internacional de Turismo y Patrimonio”, desarrollado en la ciudad de Popayán (Colombia) desde el 3 hasta el 5 de junio de 2009


Poetry, Postcards, And Place: Creative Outreach For The Polymath Librarian, Lisa Forrest, Marc Bayer Jun 2009

Poetry, Postcards, And Place: Creative Outreach For The Polymath Librarian, Lisa Forrest, Marc Bayer

Lisa A Forrest

No abstract provided.


Keeping Up On Geo-Everything, Cathy Moulder Jun 2009

Keeping Up On Geo-Everything, Cathy Moulder

Cathy Moulder

The 2009 Horizon Report on emerging technologies identifies “Geo-Everything” as a critical trend for educators in the next two to three years. How can busy professionals keep on top of these rapidly developing technologies? There is so much happening and so little time! This session will focus on tools and strategies for keeping oneself up-to-date and aware of emerging trends in neogeography, geolocative devices and just about geo-everything. The emphasis will be on achieving efficient and effective personal current awareness, with practical tips on selecting the most productive information sources and making use of web technologies to gather and winnw ...


Quito: Metropolitana Inseguridas, Entre La Delincuencia Y La Convivencia, Fernando Carrión Mena May 2009

Quito: Metropolitana Inseguridas, Entre La Delincuencia Y La Convivencia, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

Presentación hecha en el marco del Foro de la Ciudad organizado por el Colegio de Arquitectos de Pichincha. Quito, 26 de mayo de 2009